Nation Indigenous Peoples Day 2018 BY ALEXANDER GATENSBY June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples day, and it’s second year running as a statutory holiday. The moring of June 21st before Noon, locals and tourists alike gathered behind the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre at the fire pit, where Elder Dianne Smith kicked off the event […]
In Teslin, the journalism students were gifted with a story from local Elder, Margaret Garolitz who made a moose hide vests nearly 2 decades ago.
Heather Dickson inspires youth to not shy away from conceiving their own ideas and believing in themselves to lead the vision forward.
When you sit down with Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Regional Chief for Yukon Kluane Adamek it’s like you are chatting with an old friend. She is exceptionally approachable, warm and gracious. She is also confident in her words and in her messages.
Our Water, Our Land, Our People.“When you look at the hard times, you say ‘this is what I need from you and the rest I don’t need no more’ you never look back at it again; because it will come forward to meet you again. And part of that healing is your journey for tomorrow, and the next day, that’s the plan you have to stick with.” – Elder Besha BlondinRiver Nation: Journey Through the Bloodlines, began as a project to learn about Yukon First Nation governance.
The Millennial Town Hall (MTH) was established by the Youth of Today Society; Kwanlin Dun First Nation and Ta’an Kwach’an Council, in 2018. The mission was and is to promote peer-to-peer discussions on issues that impact youth, on a daily basis, and to encourage an honest and meaningful conversation with Yukon politicians and decision makers. The Town Hall is an all inclusive event open to ALL Yukon millennials between the ages of 15-30.
It’s hard to agree on anything these days. Thus, life remains interesting. Sometimes I feel like having the same opinion isn’t as important as having the conversation. Music is a great communicator.